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Truck, Chipper Overturn Near Angels Tuesday

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A single-vehicle wreck Monday morning near Angels Camp left a Fresno man slightly injured and Highway 4 blocked for an hour.

36-year-old Pedro Rodriguez was driving his employer´s truck and towing a limb chipper on Highway 4, according to the California Highway Patrol, when another vehicle slowed down in front of him to turn left.

Rodriguez swerved right to avoid the vehicle went onto the shoulder and spun out. The truck rolled onto its side and came to rest in the middle of the highway, blocking both lanes.

The California Department of Forestry, the Altaville Fire District, and the Angels Camp Police Department all responded to the scene.

Passenger Jose Aquilar from Fresno was taken to Mark Twain St. Joseph´s Hospital for pain in his leg.

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